Period
to 29 July 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP over the 6 months to 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SAP SE.

SAP
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 83 113
Rank change year-on-year -20 +30 +31
Contract jobs citing SAP 60 56 140
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.75% 2.37% 2.13%
As % of the Vendors category 5.05% 6.22% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 37 104
10th Percentile £413 £408 £413
25th Percentile £414 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £496 £525 £538
Median % change year-on-year -5.62% -2.33% +7.50%
75th Percentile £597 £600 £638
90th Percentile £719 £711 £675
Central London median daily rate £491 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -6.48% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £52.50

SAP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,188 900 2,510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.67% 38.14% 38.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 628 1,920
10th Percentile £363 £296 £285
25th Percentile £442 £411 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £488 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% +2.56%
75th Percentile £626 £575 £588
90th Percentile £713 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 55
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.16 £12.46 £12.76
Median hourly rate £14.63 £20.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -26.88% - +3.23%
75th Percentile £24.11 £27.87 £22.84
90th Percentile £27.33 £46.13 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -31.82% +10.00% +1.27%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in the City of London

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for SAP in the City of London

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SAP in the City of London

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for SAP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SAP.

1 25 (41.67%) Finance
2 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (20.00%) ERP
4 11 (18.33%) Social Skills
5 10 (16.67%) SAP HANA
6 9 (15.00%) Project Management
6 9 (15.00%) Migration
7 8 (13.33%) SuccessFactors
7 8 (13.33%) Business Analysis
8 7 (11.67%) Oracle
8 7 (11.67%) Public Sector
8 7 (11.67%) Project Delivery
8 7 (11.67%) SDLC
8 7 (11.67%) SAP S/4HANA
9 6 (10.00%) SQL
9 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (10.00%) Analytics
9 6 (10.00%) Data Migration
10 5 (8.33%) Azure
10 5 (8.33%) AWS
10 5 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (8.33%) QA
10 5 (8.33%) Retail
10 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 5 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
11 4 (6.67%) Data Lake

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.67%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (6.67%) Maximo
2 4 (6.67%) SAP ERP
2 4 (6.67%) SAP HR
3 2 (3.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 2 (3.33%) SAP BPC
3 2 (3.33%) SAP FI
3 2 (3.33%) SAP MDG
3 2 (3.33%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.67%) Primavera
4 1 (1.67%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.67%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.67%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (1.67%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (8.33%) AWS
2 5 (8.33%) Azure
3 3 (5.00%) Power Platform
4 2 (3.33%) SaaS
4 2 (3.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.67%) iPaaS
5 1 (1.67%) Miro
5 1 (1.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) DNS
1 1 (1.67%) Firewall
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SAP HANA
2 4 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (6.67%) Data Lake
3 3 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.00%) Power BI
3 3 (5.00%) SAP BW
4 2 (3.33%) Big Data
4 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.33%) MS Access
4 2 (3.33%) MySQL
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.33%) Spotfire
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.33%) Tableau
4 2 (3.33%) Yellowfin
5 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) ERwin
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) GitLab
2 1 (1.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.67%) LSMW
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.67%) Subversion
2 1 (1.67%) Tricentis qTest
General
1 25 (41.67%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Social Skills
3 7 (11.67%) Public Sector
4 5 (8.33%) Retail
5 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.67%) Legal
6 3 (5.00%) General Ledger
7 2 (3.33%) Banking
7 2 (3.33%) Billing
7 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.33%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.67%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Project Manager
3 9 (15.00%) Architect
4 8 (13.33%) SAP Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Business Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) SAP Manager
6 6 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) SAP Business Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) SAP Financial Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Business IT Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Finance Business Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) IT Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) SAP Financial Business Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) SAP Project Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Business Finance Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) BAPI
1 2 (3.33%) D3.js
1 2 (3.33%) SAP Fiori
1 2 (3.33%) SOAP
1 2 (3.33%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (1.67%) IDoc
2 1 (1.67%) JSON
2 1 (1.67%) JSON Schema
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) REST
2 1 (1.67%) RESTful
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (1.67%) Spring
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.33%) Legacy Systems
2 2 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.00%) ERP
2 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (15.00%) Migration
3 9 (15.00%) Project Management
4 8 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 7 (11.67%) Project Delivery
5 7 (11.67%) SDLC
6 6 (10.00%) Analytics
6 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 5 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (6.67%) Asset Management
8 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.67%) ETL
8 4 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Visualisation
9 3 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) ABAP
3 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.67%) PMP
2 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) PMO
3 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.67%) GRC
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Ariba
3 2 (3.33%) BT
3 2 (3.33%) Informatica
3 2 (3.33%) OpenText
3 2 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.67%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.67%) Cognos
4 1 (1.67%) Databricks
4 1 (1.67%) hybris
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) iManage
4 1 (1.67%) Intapp
4 1 (1.67%) Kronos
4 1 (1.67%) Qualtrics
4 1 (1.67%) Talend
4 1 (1.67%) Veritas